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Anxiety Tingling Face
I have neck pain and stiffness. I have tingling and numbness in hands and fingers and some tingling in buttocks area. I also struggle with anxiety/p attacks. Xrays show degen.in neck. What to do?
Your best bet: Is to review these issues with your primary care doctor. They could be anxiety related but may also be related to another process. A good formal neurologic evaluation is necessary to make sure further evaluation beyond the x-rays you report, if any other testing is warranted. Best of luck. ...Read more
Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more
Calm down: See pcp for some medication to relax you. ...Read more
I suffer from anxiety. Except I don't feel stressed but i still feel a little tingling in my face and back. Could this be the anxiety?
Tingling anxiety: Physical symptoms of anxiety include: a spherical shaped pain in the throat; tightening on the neck muscles in the back; a pressure in the chest making it uncomfortable to breathe; a heavy tight ball sensation in your stomach; an uncomfortable tingling buzz under the skin/face/arms; energy making you unable to sit still; a tightening of the jaws; heat in the face, cheeks and back of eyeballs etc. ...Read more
I'm having tingling sensation on the right side of my face for a day now. I'm also feeling anxiety. Should I be concerned about a stroke?
It is unlikely that: These symptoms represent a stroke, in particular since they have not progressed to more serious findings in 24 hours. This is likely to be anxiety or inadvertent trauma to the facial nerves. It could be early shingles but I suspect you would have more systemic symptoms. If it persists you could get it checked out but I suspect it is nothing serious. ...Read more
My 20 year old friend has panic disorder and she keeps getting a hot tingling heavy head. Is this serious or just anxiety?
I have anxiety and sometimes it causes my back muscles to tense up and I get a tingling feeling on the left side of my face. If this normal?
The past few days I've had a tingling feeling on my entire right side from head to toe. I've been having bad anxiety lately and that makes it worse.
Anxiety: It is possible but you should consult with your doctor to make sure these symptoms are not caused by a medical condition. If you are cleared medically consult with a mental health professional who specializes in treating anxiety. Remember anxiety is mainly produced by misperceiving situations or interactions. Best wishes. ...Read more
I'm having tingling in my head I've been to ER this morning over sholder pain I have tendonitus and severe anxiety could this be the cause?
Three years ago I had tingling in my face. Mri came back normal. Tingling has returned and causing me anxiety and fear. Should I be concerned?
I have dep. &anxiety treated for 1year, the lats 2weeks I have been feeling my face left side tingling and lips. Is that normal? I take Lexapro (escitalopram) 20mg
NO!!!: May need to consider a variety of things like are you hyperventilating because this can lead to the sensation of numbness. Any other new medications that have been added? Is there any drooping that may indication bell's palsy(a virus) or maybe a small stroke? Did you Lexapro (escitalopram) just go to generic you may have a reaction to the generic formulation. See you physician. ...Read more
Can anxiety cause a tingling sensation left side of face left arm and left calf on and off today. No other symptoms. If I'm busy I feel it less.
I've been feeling tingling off & on, both sides of my face near sideburns & ears. No numbness or anything. I do have anxiety. But I'm on pills.
Could be anxiety: Episodes of anxiety can cause hyperventilation, which can produce tingling sensations. So can a variety of medication side effects. Talk with your doctor or pharmacist about your meds and whether these sensations could be due to your medicaition. If so, you could try a different drug, with fewer side effects. But talk with your doctor if these sensations continue. Good luck! ...Read more
Out of the blue, I get tingling in top / back of my head/brain, is it serious? Went to the doc he said anxiety can cause this. Could it be tumor?
Maybe, not likely: Many people "hold" or express tension with their body, particularly with anxiety. Treating anxiety with lifestyle changes, cognitive-behavioral therapy and perhaps medication will be great first steps. Your doctor can help you monitor changes in this symptom while you target the anxiety. Symptom checklists can help you measure the response to treatments. Revisit your doc to develop a plan soon. ...Read more
If it is just anxiety is it normal for all symptoms to be on the left side? Tingling. Ear clogged. Headaches are on either side. And popping in head?
What can cause face tingling and numbness patches, tingling in the head all over not just one side ,numbness on head sometimess it makes me panic and have anxiety symptoms. This has been going on for 2 months. MRI good shows sinus cyst.
Could you have tingling of the face or hands, plus chest pain, due to anxiety or should I worry about heart problems?
Can be similar : Anxiety can cause all your symptoms and even mimic a heart attack. Do you have any symptoms while exercising? Are you having anxiety/panic attacks. Sudden episodes of loss of control. Idk much about you and if you have any cardiovascular risk factors. But, I will advise to seek doctor help. It will help you having a concrete diagnosis. ...Read more
People get paranoid about brain tumors. Because of tingling sensations on face but if u have bad anxiety is normal to have tingling in the same spot?
Multiple answers: Several physicians have recently answered similar questions from you about this. We do understand that you are anxious. We've also suggested that you see your primary care physician, since you''re very concerned about your health. Specific treatment for anxiety will be important for you also, along with any examinations or tests to rule out other possible causes of your symptoms. ...Read more
Ekg/Stressecho norm, bp130/80, agat score 0.5, EKG norm. Tingling in left side of face, arm and leg. Should I go to ER? Is it still cardio or anxiety?
Non cardiac pain: Not all tingling in the left arm is cardiac in origin. More than that, you have symptoms on the whole left side of the body, so it does not sound like cardiac. Also, you had a normal stress test. I am not sure about the AGAT score--is it the general ability test score? It may be anxiety related, but also would like to rule out neurological reasons. What is the reason for the Plavix (clopidogrel)? ...Read more
My symptoms are very random. Head pain, tingling, hyperventilation, dizziness. Doc says anxiety symptoms. Why do they keep happenin if im not stressed?
Migraine: The body has a set of reactions. For some this includes each symptom you describe. Why the body does this be not always clear. Some triggers may be obvious, others subtle or uncertain. Try to understand your triggers. Practice good health with good sleep, good nutrition, good exercise. Learn to appreciate and to manage your body reactions. ...Read more
Upper body feeling tight, tingling in face. NormEKG, Stress,echo,24holt. Age28,noFamHist, NonSmoker. F/U cardio said heart is healthy. Anxiety?Still, heart?
I'm anemic and have been feeling tingling and pain sensations all over my body, limbs and face. Could it be the anemia or anxiety/depression. How can?
Could be both: You should go to see your doctor for further work up. Numbness and tingling or other neurological problems can present when your vitamin b12. Level is low. And this neurological problem can become irreversible if it is not treated. Having said that, your symptoms of numbness and tingling can be caused by anxiety and hyperventilation. See your md. ...Read more
What can cause tingling in the face and head both sides and down neck it causes me anxiety and worry I have had a mri and it is okay no MS or brain issues. I do have a maxillary sinus cyst what could cause this? It really is upsetting!
Tingling in hands, face and neck. I had a normal CT and ekg. I have anxiety disorder. What could be causing this?
Anxiety & Panic: High anxiety -- and full panic attacks -- may cause hyperventilation, which in many people result in tingling symptoms like you're describing. Usually these appear in extremities first, but can progress to other parts of your body. Your doctor is trying to rule out other possible physical causes. Please know there are good treatments for anxiety; psychiatrists & therapists can help. ...Read more
I have occasional lightheadedness, and on other occasions I feel a head-rush similar to an adrenaline rush. I also sometimes have a tingling sensation in my feet and hands. Should I be worried about brain tumors or ALS? Or is this anxiety 101?
Need more info: Your complaints are common to many conditions both physical and psychological. It would take an exam and a detailed personal history to try to understand what is going on. First start out with a visit to your family physician who after an exam and interview should be able to set you on the right road to feeling better. ...Read more
Ear & jaw pain, lazy feeling right side of face. Sore/tight shoulders & neck. Tingling in feet. Small head "jerks" when relaxing. Also suffer anxiety.
Jaw and ear pain, and sore shoulder and neck might be due to TMJ dysfunction. This is often the result of bruxism (chronic teeth grinding and/or clenching), which is often caused by stress. See your dentist for a diagnosis and treatment.
See your medical doctor for the feet tingling, especially if it is recurring or lasts longer than 7-10 days. ...Read more